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By John Medeiros

From the factories of Shenzhen to Singapore’s malls, London’s pubs, and e-commerce platforms worldwide, illicit streaming devices, or ISDs, seem available just about anywhere. While ISDs represent a new assault on creative industries in the global fight against content piracy, hope – in the form of effective policy and enforcement solutions – exists.
So, first things first, when discussing ISDs, what are we talking about?


Illicit streaming devices have become the latest mainstream content piracy threat. CASBAA’s JOHN MEDEIROS says that policymakers need to act now

Intermedia Issue:
Vol 45, Issue 04
Issue Date:
December 2017
Privacy, Safety, Security, Content: innovation, regulation and markets
John Medeiros John Medeiros Chief Policy Officer, Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA), Hong Kong

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